The George Mason Patriots will host the George Washington Colonials in an A10 clash on Wednesday night. The Colonials recorded a surprising home win against Rhode Island on Sunday.
The Patriots are confident after posting an upset win over VCU in their latest action. George Washington topped George Mason in both meetings last season.
Colonials Earn Upset Win over Rhode Island
The George Washington Colonials head into this one with confidence. They were large nine-point dogs in a convincing 78-70 home win over Rhode Island on Sunday to even their A10 record to 3-3. The Colonials’ season has been filled with postponements as they have only played one game all month. They have covered the spread in four of their six A10 games this season.
James Bishop tallied 28 points in Sunday’s big win. The sophomore guard is one of the top scorers in the A10. He has scored at least 20 points in all but three games and features an average of 20.5 PPG and 5.5 APG. Jamison Battle is also thriving, surpassing 20 points in three out of his last four games. The sophomore forward has increased his season average to 19.1 PPG and 5.6 RPG. Ricky Lindo Jr. has only played in three games and has netted at least 10 points in all three. The junior forward is averaging 12.3 PPG and 10 RPG.
The Colonials are ranked 196th in DI in Ken Pomeroy’s college basketball ratings. George Washington is scoring an average of 72.8 points on the season, placing them 143rd overall, They are conceding an average of 73.4 points, pegging them down at 259th in the country.
George Mason Stuns VCU in Sixth A10 Victory
The George Mason Patriots are aiming for a third straight victory. George Mason defeated Fordham in a blowout and followed by recording a stunning 79-76 overtime road win over VCU on Saturday in a tilt that had VCU as nine-point favorites. The Patriots have climbed to 6-6 in A10 play this season. They have covered in six of those 12 bouts.
Jordan Miller is consistently producing, sinking at least 15 points in seven consecutive clashes. The junior guard has eclipsed the 20 point mark three times and enters this one averaging 15.9 PPG on 46% shooting. Javon Greene is 5 for 8 from three-point territory in his last two games. The senior guard has lifted his season average to 11.4 PPG along with 5.1 RPG. Tyler Kolek has scored at least 11 points in three out of his last four bouts. The freshman guard has filed an average of 10.6 PPG.
JORDAN.— Mason Men's Basketball (@MasonMBB) February 20, 2021
The Patriots are positioned 134th in the country in Ken Pomeroy’s college basketball ratings and have won three straight home decisions. George Mason is averaging 70.9 points, ranking them 191st in DI. They are conceding an average of 70.4 points, landing them 193rd overall.
The George Washington Colonials are:
- 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games.
- 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games against a team with a winning home record.
The George Mason Patriots are:
- 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games.
- 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against a team with a winning percentage below .400.